Juneteenth Celebration in Tampa

Juneteenth Celebration in Tampa – Students in Dr. Jackson’s Spring 2018 Heritage Tourism graduate seminar completed projects focused on Tampa area communities. April Min and Lisa Armstrong did research on the Faith Community and Educational Institutions in Sulphur Springs and produced posters for the Juneteenth Celebration held at the Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Museum. Big thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Bird for her support with editing the posters and expertise in curating the poster exhibit for the celebration. Also part of the celebration – Dr. Deborah Plant, former Chairwoman of Africana Studies at USF gave a lecture on her new bestselling book: Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston.
Please view the posters below:
Spring Hill: The Faith of a Community
Henry Mansfield Dillard: Pillar of Spring Hill
Education in Spring Hill-Sulphur Springs

In addition to the posters please visit the following links:
https://www.sulphurspringsmuseum.org/events.html
https://www.tbo.com/news/Editor-of-a-current-bestseller-by-Zora-Neale-Hurston-gives-a-free-talk-Sunday_169294930

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